Many are speculating that cultural Christianity and prosperity gospel will decline during this time. Could it be that this pandemic serves as a refining fire for the Bride of Christ? Those who give to the church in a transactional way on Sundays may discontinue their giving when the plate is not passed before them, their … Continue reading I will Die; my Dying will be Christian.
That beast called Satan wishes to devour us any way at all. Whether it requires that we be scrambled or if we be done over easy, he does not distinguish. His delight is in the devouring. Amidst this continuous unfolding I long to make known to you an age-old caveat: the claws of the thief–which … Continue reading Global Pandemic? Give Up.
We made a few short clips in an attempt to best use this time of quarantine for the sake of the gospel. If you are encouraged, feel free to share! Please send any questions to @_letmeintroduceyou_ on Instagram or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Q1: Why do we share the gospel? #letmeintroduceyou #JESUSisLORD Continue reading The Gospel is not Quarantined.
I’m thankful for our church family here in Brussels, Belgium. We are living in strange circumstances, but our Lord is ever-faithful. I am thankful to the pastor and elders here who gave me an opportunity to share from the Scriptures, in light of the times. If you have an hour while sitting at home today, … Continue reading Is Jesus Enough?
I wrote a short poem today. I was marveling at God’s grace towards you and me, in Christ. My need of His grace and His strength never ceases from one moment to the next. I would love for you to have a listen. Turn up your volume and click the ‘play’ button below. Here are … Continue reading This Gentile Rebel
Perhaps in the past few days, amidst heightened awareness of the coronavirus, you have run across this acronym for COVID-19 (below) and the verse stamped together with it (Joshua 1:9), on social media. Maybe you have shared this on your very own platforms or with your families. My mom did. That’s one of the reasons … Continue reading COVID-19 and Joshua 1:9—A Family Teaching Moment
This is a follow up to a note shared yesterday. Start there! From Virus to Revival? We Pray. Written from Brussels, Belgium Does Christ Jesus have your utmost affection? Or is it your favorite football team, or the approval you receive from others? Or is it your weekly routine and the paycheck you earn … Continue reading Thoughts from an American Apprentice of a Baptist Pastor in Western Europe, Regarding Coronavirus, Pt. 2
From Virus to Revival? We Pray. Written from Brussels, Belgium CHURCH: It is no secret that we find ourselves in curious times. This particular set of circumstances, which we clearly do not have a handle on, has some people in a mindset of denial or ignorant jest while others are in a frenzied panic and … Continue reading Thoughts from an American Apprentice of a Baptist Pastor in Western Europe, regarding Coronavirus, Pt. 1
I would encourage you to listen to the full series on Romans via this link, or through the Red Oak app. The first four chapters are available and the sermon series is growing as the church is presently studying through. I was privileged to preach on a few of Paul’s powerfully inspired verses, even while … Continue reading Romans 1:13-17
There are no humans to be found within arm’s-length or through the bounds of history, clothed in total-perfection or near-perfection. This applies among Christian role models. There is but Christ alone who is entirely without fault, in whom no stain of sin is found. However, there are those nearer to Christ than you and I. … Continue reading Role Models